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Sustainability Intern
Gibraltar Steel Corporation of New York Buffalo, NY

Sustainability Intern

Gibraltar Steel Corporation of New York
Buffalo, NY
Expired: March 11, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Part-Time
The Opportunity

The Sustainability Intern gathers data to develop and support recommendations for the organization's sustainability goals. This includes identifying and measuring specific metrics that relate to sustainability such as: waste management / recycling programs, energy efficiency, sustainable building practices, corporate social responsibility policies, and sustainable supply chain practices.

Who we're looking for

All your life, you've been a thinker - a practical innovator with rolled-up sleeves, a strong sense of purpose and healthy dose of optimist in you. A maker who gets things done. If you dream of using technology to make a difference in the world, we want you with us.

At Gibraltar, we're solving big problems and pushing the boundaries of what's possible, changing lives with smarter products and services in agtech, renewable energy and residential products that will shape a better future for people and the planet. So we're looking for more than great talent, we're looking for good people with a unique point of view - creators ready to tackle our most important challenges.

If you thrive in a collaborative and inclusive culture, working side by side with talented teammates or hand in hand with customers and communities to solve real-world technology problems, we want to hear from you.

What you'll do

  • Identify potential sustainability initiatives to maximize the organization's positive social impact and minimize negative environmental impact.


  • Gather data from the organization as it relates to environmental measurements to determine a carbon footprint.


  • Create reporting tool to compare company data against benchmark metrics.


  • Aggregate and validate data that will be reported to internal stakeholders.


  • Document a framework that will facilitate on-going tracking and reporting.


  • Support the organization's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee in meeting goals for developing a formal CSR Program.


  • Support the organization's VP of Supply Chain to develop and implement

What we need

  • Knowledge of current sustainability industry initiatives, trends, and regulations pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in:
    • Economics;
    • Environmental Geosciences;
    • Environmental Science;
    • Environmental Studies; or
    • Operations & Supply Chain Management


  • Familiarity with CSR best-practices related to environmental reporting/auditing.


  • Interest in internal and external reporting, metrics tracking, financial analysis and communications.


  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, attention to detail, and familiarity with technical reporting.


  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.

Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking - must be able to use a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.


  • Resourcefulness - ability to identify and secure resources effectively and efficiently.


  • Communicates Effectively - skilled in communicating and/or presenting in a clear and effective manner across different levels of the Company.


  • Results oriented with the ability to collaboratively work with individuals at multiple levels.

What we offer

Health & Welfare

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employees and dependents
  • Health care & dependent flexible spending plans
  • Free Life and AD&D coverage with supplemental coverage options
  • Employee assistance programs focused on mental health

Financial Wellbeing
  • Competitive compensation
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Generous 401(k) plan

Flexibility & Time Off
  • Paid time off, including vacation, bereavement, jury duty, sick leave, disability, holidays.
  • Hybrid & remote work opportunities available

Community & Personal Development
  • Donation matching and time off to volunteer
  • Educational reimbursement

About Us

Gibraltar is a leading manufacturer and supplier of products and services for North American agtech, renewable energy, residential, and infrastructure markets. By building solutions that make life better for people and the planet, Gibraltar advances the art and science of engineering, science and technology to shape the future of comfortable living, sustainable power, and productive growing.

Guided by an inclusive, values-driven culture that celebrates and rewards different perspectives, we work together to create lasting positive impact on everyone our business touches. To learn more about what makes us #GibraltarProud, visit our website: www.gibraltar1.com

Gibraltar is an Equal Opportunity Employer; and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Gibraltar will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Address

Gibraltar Steel Corporation of New York

Buffalo, NY
14201 USA

Industry

Engineering

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